curriculum vitae

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CV. A summary of a job applicant's professional experience and educational background, along with other relevant information regarding the candidate's qualifications. The curriculum vitae is similar to a resume, but is used more frequently by candidates who have published works in journals, such as scientists or academic professionals.

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Before I interview a new candidate, I always go over their curriculum vitae and their cover letter and make a few notes of questions to ask.
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The published biologist was sending out his curriculum vitae to different universities in the hopes that he would be offered a research position.
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He sent his curriculum vitae to numerous companies after he graduated from business school with the hope of landing at least an entry-level position in a related field.
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